Smuggler Oward Smith’s plane crashes in some African desert. But Smith survives and gets involved in drug deals and gold bullion. He starts an affair with a hot chick called Reta while her dad, Professor Moraccini, tries to get him killed. Plenty of double crosses all along. Cheap and sensational stuff.
Victor Canning was a well known thriller writer in the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s.